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Schlicker Organ Co. (1959)

Location:

University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL US
Moody Music Building - Recital Hall
Organ ID: 22615

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 24 ranks. 1,343 pipes. 2 divisions. 2 manuals. 17 stops. 23 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 17
  • Registers: 23
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 18, 2015:

Updated through online information from Matthew Edwards.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on January 05, 2006:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Before Moody Music Building was built, this organ was installed in Cadek Hall, in the Drama and Speech building.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the console February, 1988
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Pipe display: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2006-05-05

Console: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2006-05-05

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